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Punctiscala

Gastropoda - Epitoniidae

Taxonomy
Punctiscala was named by de Boury (1890) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 852]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Opalia (Punctiscala) by Glibert (1962).

It was assigned to Opalia by Glibert (1962); to Epitoniinae by Vaught et al. (1989); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Punctiscala de Boury
1962Opalia (Punctiscala) Glibert p. 236
1989Punctiscala Vaught et al.
2002Punctiscala Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
Ptenoglossa(Gray 1853)
superfamilyEpitonioidea(Berry 1910)
familyEpitoniidaeBerry 1910
subfamilyEpitoniinaeBerry 1910
genusPunctiscalade Boury 1890

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available